Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK has announced it has signed singer, songwriter and producer Labrinth to a worldwide publishing deal.
Across a hugely successful career, Labrinth has collaborated with a host of artists including Beyoncé, Kanye West, The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, Diplo, Sia and Ed Sheeran.
Speaking of the deal, Sony/ATV chairman and CEO Jon Platt said: “Labrinth is one of a kind – he is a mastermind of lyrics and melody, and his music stands the test of time. I’m proud to welcome Labrinth to Sony/ATV and support his massive talent moving forward.”
David Ventura, Sony/ATV UK president and co-managing director added: “I could not be happier that Labrinth is joining the Sony/ATV family – he is one of only few geniuses on this planet, and the music he makes is true art. We all feel immensely lucky to have the opportunity to collaborate with him. Welcome & Bienvenu Lab!”
Labrinth’s debut studio album, 2012’s Electronic Earth, has sold 294,601 copies to date according to Official Charts Company data.
Jamie Binns, co-founder & managing partner, Lateral Management and Adam Leber, Partner, Maverick said: “The passion Jon and David have shown for Labrinth and his music has been immense. We are very pleased to be working with a Sony/ATV team that has so much drive, talent and focus. Congratulations to all on this fresh energetic partnership.”
Labrinth added: “I’m really happy to be working with Jon, David and their great teams. I am grateful to have their support and knowledge – I look forward to what the future holds together.”
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